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Inland Waters


Observations of inland water systems, for example lakes and rivers.
Detailed MeasurementDescription*InstrumentsTimeline
Lake Area
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Area extent of the surface of a lake- Physical unit: [ m2 ] - Accuracy unit: [ m2 ].1 instrument
Lake level
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Map of the height of the lake surface. - Physical unit: [ cm ] - Accuracy unit: [ cm ].1 instrument
Lake Surface Temperature
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Temperature of the lake surface. - Physical unit: [ K ] - Accuracy unit: [ K ].1 instrument
* Description adapted from WMO.
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